White Stork (Ciconia ciconia) and one Black Stork (Ciconia nigra) in the flock. I painted this illustration for the Birds Migration chapter of the Common Birds of Romania book. Watercolour painting, size A4
The Common Buzzard (Buteo buteo) has a short-distance migration in the late autumn and winter, occupying low, flat ground with scattered woodland. Painting of the Common Buzzard in winter landscape. Watercolour painting, size A4.
Here I illustrated the Common Cuckoo (Cuculus canorus) feeding with hairy caterpillars (Aporia crataegi), which are distasteful to many birds. Cuckoo is an insectivore, eating mainly insects and their larvae. Hairy caterpillars, which are rejected by most birds, are eaten by the … Continue reading
Watercolour painting illustrating a Barred Warbler feeding on Elderberry before the migration. Size A4
The Long-tailed Tit (Aegithalos caudatus) family are numerous. This little bird usually has 8-12 nestlings. Here I illustrated five nestlings and the two adult birds. The young birds are tended by both parents. The Long-tailed Tit nestlings remain with the parents’ flock over … Continue reading